Ken's Blue Blog
Musings on "the bleedin' obvious"; views on the meaning of life, or anything else that takes my fancy.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Advice To The Media

Don't embellish your stories to make them into what you want them to be; instead try, for once, to stick to the facts.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Advice To Ed Balls

Merging a failing school with a good school will not rise standards in the failing school, but will lower standards in the good school.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Advice To The Media

Don't create false stories, especially in times of international tension.

Thursday, June 25, 2009


Those who apply only pressure and more pressure, without giving the person or country on which they apply the pressure any kind of alternative, will end up with a nasty fight/war on their hands.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The Role of The State

It's not the role of the state to try to make you feel comfortable in your own skin, or good about yourself.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009


The darkness of the night is nothing compared to darkness of some people's souls.

Monday, June 22, 2009


Humans are good at monaing about life. However, they are not good at taking responsibility for leading change to improve their lives.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Advice To Statesmen

Beware "guarantees" given to you in the peace, safety and tranquility of a presidential garden.

Thursday, June 18, 2009


Organs of the state should avoid spreading unfounded smears and allegations against others, lest they come back at you.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Mandelson of Foie Gras

Why, if we are now to have "ethical/honest" government, has Gordon Brown made Mandelson "queen of the castle"?

Monday, June 15, 2009

Lord Mandelson of Foie Gras

Congratulations to Lord Mandelson of Foie Gras on his elevation, in all but name, to Prime Minister and Lord Protector of England!

Friday, June 12, 2009

Great Con Tricks of The 21st Century

Leisure club membership agreements that lock you in for a year or more, even if you want to leave the club before they expire.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Advice To Labour MPs

Gordon Brown is psychologically incapable of changing.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Advice To Gordon Brown

Don't be too overjoyed at not being "dethroned" by your party.

Your party have effectively "tied you to the ship's wheel" of the Labour Party, so that you will go down down with the sinking ship and they have you to blame afterwards.

Monday, June 08, 2009


Do politicians hate the voters as much as the voters hate the politicians?

Friday, June 05, 2009

Thursday, June 04, 2009


There is never a final victory or defeat in politics.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Advice To Gordon Brown

When members of your cabinet start resigning two days before elections and a planned reshuffle, the game is well and truly up.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Advice To The Chancellor

Don't flip your houses too many times, it doesn't look good to the humble voters.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Advice To Gordon Brown

Saying "I didn't know", wrt the expenses scandal, doesn't cut it any longer.